US Risks Losing Export Market To Colombia
“Despite the fact that Colombia has been the largest market for US agriculture exports in South America and the third-largest market in the Western hemisphere, behind only Canada and Mexico, we have lost significant market share in just a short period,” said USGC Chairman Rick Fruth.
Wet weather forces cattlemen to make changes
The Cattle Business Weekly
What used to be a simple task of moving cow/calf pairs from calving pasture to summer pasture, turned into a complex process for northeastern South Dakota cattleman, Cortney Dinger this spring.
Manure Provides Higher Returns Than Chemical Fertilizers, Economist Says
No significant differences in corn yield were found between organic and chemical sources of nutrients, but a Texas AgriLife Research economist said manure generates higher economic returns than anhydrous ammonia.
Why Fat Doesn’t Make for Flavorful Steak
"Fat is flavor." I presume you’re familiar with this phrase—nay, mantra. You may have even uttered it. "Fat is flavor" is what you might call a core grilling value, the one rule about red meat that everyone can agree on. Its universality is such that you almost expect to find "fat is flavor" enshrined in the Constitution.
Stemple Creek Ranch: home to happy cows and grass-fed beef
San Francisco Examiner
San Francisco is a city that treats eating with the utmost responsibility. Vegetarian? Nowadays it is more about being vegan, gluten-free, and if you eat red meat, it better be locally-raised, hormone-free and grass-fed.
Beefmaster Cattle Will be Part of New Research Project
Through generous donations from Beefmaster breeders, a herd bull, 22 heifers, semen and embryos have been donated to the Animal Science Program at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas.
Foodborne Pathogens On Cattle Hides
At abattoirs, certain microbial contamination of bovine carcasses during slaughter and dressing operations is inevitable and occurs at abattoirs in spite of adherence to process hygiene principles.